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Anxiety and alcoholism are not "mental illnes." Whenever they are termed that way and there is talk of "stigma" and "barriers to treatment" is... more »
Like the removal of pink slime from school lunch programs and rBGH from almost all milk, consumer power clearly works when enough people get mad... more »
When reporters expose drug company marketing that pretends to be grassroots, patients often write emotional responses about how they "really"... more »
A drug that costs $90,000 for a 12-week prescription raises everyone's health care costs--and it appears to be a case of drug company... more »
Some women are telling the FDA advisory committee members that  flibanserin is an important step toward equality. Unfortunately, they are... more »
A lot of kids will read a graphic novel before the will read a book without toons
Yes, thanks for comments. The official reasons for drug therapy supplanting talk therapy are that it is quicker and cheaper. BUT when you are... more »
How can this be legal? This is not "science"--this is treating animals like paper towels. Apparently Henry Harlow lives. The head of NIH... more »
Thank you, Bill. Sadly, there is money in giving elderly in nursing homes antipsychotics depiste their black box warnings for risk of death. "At... more »
Very good piece. The same buzz is starting over eggs. You have to wonder what drives this. Male celebrities of a certain age continue to... more »

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Gary Younge, a black reporter who grew up in England demonstrates in a moving new book, asks hard... more »
posted 06/10/17
Despite steroid and pain-killer injections, expensive and invasive treatments like spinal fusion,... more »
posted 04/10/17
Thanks to drug safety scandals and new methods of marketing, the bloom has fallen off the... more »
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Posted by Martha Rosenberg | Saturday, 2016-03-12, 12:02
Anxiety and alcoholism are not "mental illnes." Whenever they are termed that way and there is...
Posted by Martha Rosenberg | Wednesday, 2015-09-30, 06:57
Like the removal of pink slime from school lunch programs and rBGH from almost all milk, consumer...
Posted by Martha Rosenberg | Friday, 2015-08-14, 10:31
When reporters expose drug company marketing that pretends to be grassroots, patients often write...